furcate

furcate
Synonyms and related words:
V-shaped, Y-shaped, akimbo, angle, angle off, angular, arboreal, arborescent, arboriform, bend, bent, biforked, bifurcate, bifurcated, branch, branch out, branched, branching, branchlike, cornered, crank, crook, crooked, crotched, dendriform, dendritic, divaricate, elbow, fork, forked, forking, forklike, furcal, geniculate, geniculated, hook, hooked, jagged, knee-shaped, pointed, pronged, ramify, ramous, saw-toothed, sawtooth, serrate, sharp, sharp-cornered, stem, swerve, tree-shaped, treelike, tridentlike, trifurcate, trifurcated, veer, zag, zig, zigzag

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  • Furcate — Fur cate, Furcated Fur ca*ted, a. [L. furca fork. See {Fork}.] Forked; branching like a fork; as, furcate twigs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furcate — index bifurcate, bipartite, dichotomize, divergent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • furcate — (adj.) forked, 1819, from M.L. furcatus, from L. furca (see FORK (Cf. fork)). As a verb, from 1828 (implied in furcated) …   Etymology dictionary

  • furcate — s. m. [Portugal: Regionalismo] Espécie de colar de madeira, nas bestas de tiro …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • furcate — [fʉr′kāt΄; ] for adj., also [, fʉr′kit] adj. [ML furcatus, cloven < L furca, a fork] forked vi. furcated, furcating to branch; fork furcately adv. furcation n …   English World dictionary

  • furcate — forked …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • furcate — adj. [L. furca, fork] Forked; having two divergent branches from a common base …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • furcate — furcation /feuhr kay sheuhn/, n. adj. /ferr kayt, kit/; v. /ferr kayt/, adj., v., furcated, furcating. adj. 1. forked; branching. v.i. 2. to form a fork; branch. [1810 20; < ML furcatus cloven. See FORK, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • furcate — 1. adjective /ˈfəː.keɪt,ˈfəː.kət,ˈfɝ.keɪt/ Forked, branched; divided at one end into parts. Syn: cloven, forked 2. verb /ˈfəː.keɪt,ˈfəː.kət,ˈfɝ.keɪt/ To fork or branch out …   Wiktionary

  • furcate — Forked or branched [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

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